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Dr John, The Night Tripper. With Music!

Dr John at Liri Blues 2010

Dr John at Liri Blues 2010 Photo: Alessandro Porretti CC3.0

The Doctor is in the house!

The recording of a 2014 tribute concert to Dr John in New Orleans has just been released … The Musical Mojo of Dr John: Celebrating Mac and his Music. A two disc set from Concord Records, it features artists including Bruce Springsteen, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Mavis Staples, and various Neville Brothers.

William uses it as an excuse to sample some tracks from the Doctor’s back-catalogue.

Playlist

‘Song title’ (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

‘Right Place Wrong Time’ (Rebennack) – Dr John & Bruce Springsteen
The Musical Mojo of Dr John
(Concord)

‘Familiar Reality’ (Rebennack) – Widespread Panic
The Musical Mojo of Dr John
(Concord)

‘Familiar Reality’ (Rebennack) – Dr John
The Sun, Moon & Herbs
(Atlantic)

‘Zu Zu Mamou’ (Rebennack) – Dr John
The Sun, Moon & Herbs
(Atlantic)

‘I Walk On Guilded Splinters’ (Rebennack) – Dr John
Gris-Gris
(Atlantic)

‘Memories of Professor Longhair’ (Byrd) – Dr John
Dr John Plays Mac Rebennack
(Clean Cuts)

‘Don’t Get Around Much Anymore’ (Ellington) – Dr John
The Doc Meets The Duke
(Parlophone)

‘The Sailor and the Mermaid’ (Brackman/Titus) – Dr John & Libby Titus
In Harmony: A Sesame Street Record
(Warner)

‘My Children, My Angels’ (Rebennack) – Dr John
Locked Down
(Nonesuch)


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